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The Ins And Outs of US City Governance

by Kevin Carter

Cities in the United States are almost universally governed by one of two forms of government: The council-manager form or the mayor-council form. Both have important implications for how constituent interests are represented and addressed. This article describes the differing board structures of the forms, how they developed, and what it means for cities. Published by Board Leadership: http://www.boardleadershipnewsletter.com/

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2014

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